SDN is not about Software


(Author’s note:  Thanks to Tracy Corbo for contributions to this post!) I’ve just returned from Interop in New York, and it seemed like every other sentence spoken there include “SDN.” The networking community is abuzz with talk about Software Defined Networks (SDN), but what does this really mean, in terms of what we should expect [...]



By | October 11th, 2012|IT Management, Jim Frey, Network Management|0 Comments

The Path to Network Virtualization


On September 6, Nicira, a startup network virtualization company, unveiled its Network Virtualization Platform (NVP). NVP is a software-based system that creates a distributed virtual network infrastructure in cloud data centers that is completely decoupled and independent from physical network hardware. Nicira has announced that well known entities such as AT&T, eBay, Fidelity Investments, NTT [...]



By | February 7th, 2012|IT Management, Network Management, Tracy Corbo|0 Comments
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